Etymology
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acridity (n.)

"quality of being acrid," 1799, from acrid + -ity. Acridness (1759) is older.

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Definitions of acridity

acridity (n.)
having an acrid smell;
acridity (n.)
extreme bitterness;
the acridity of alkali
Synonyms: acridness
acridity (n.)
the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone;
Synonyms: acridness
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